MSP BAILLIE SLAMS COUNCIL FOR SOCIAL WORK SERVICES FAILURE

Jackie Baillie, the Council Offices in Church Street and the Coat of Arms. By Bill Heaney West Dunbartonshire’s Council’s social work services are a shambles which, like other areas of their responsibilities, such as contract procurement and implementing their management code of conduct, have been panned by agencies responsible for monitoring their performance. Dumbarton constituency … More MSP BAILLIE SLAMS COUNCIL FOR SOCIAL WORK SERVICES FAILURE

Argyll and Bute secures greatest benefit from Scottish Timber Transport Fund

By Julie Millar Argyll and Bute has secured £1.7m the Scottish Government’s Timber Transport Fund. The council has been successful in getting the largest share of the government’s £6.6m fund which is earmarked for projects that minimise the impact of timber lorries in its rural road network. The £1.7 million allocated to local projects means that every £1 … More Argyll and Bute secures greatest benefit from Scottish Timber Transport Fund

MYTHS SURROUNDING FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Scottish Government departments failing on freedom of information By Rob Edwards, investigative journalist  The efforts of departments in the Scottish Government to improve their freedom of information performance have been “disappointing”, according to Scotland’s information watchdog. The Scottish Information Commissioner, Daren Fitzhenry, has named six government departments for “declining” or “uneven” progress in meeting deadlines for […]

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